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At one o’clock in the afternoon, suddenly, dark, thick clouds appeared behind the hills, as if they appeared from secret caves, and in no time, darkness spread upon the walls of the heavens; the thoughts of the public were agitated, because the signs of a storm were showing. The wait was not long at all, for in just a short time, the fiery lightning began to flash, and the crackling, rumbling voice of the thunder cannons of the heavens quickly roared. The raindrop tears of the dark clouds of Kāne fell down, and the capitol bathed in the budding raindrops of winter, with great force came continuous lightning, thunder, and falling raindrops. However, when three o’clock in the afternoon arrived, it cleared. And the rays of the sun and all its beauty burst forth once again. 

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Ka Lahui Hawaii, November 25, 1875
, Book: 1, Number: 48, Page: 2